Cottage Industries - Montana Style: Bill Hildebrandt's Intarsia on His Own Terms
July 20, 2022
Bill Hildebrandt creates mosaic-like pictures from pieces of wood - a cardinal, hummingbird, elk, koala bears - using a process known as intarsia, but with Bill's individual twists. He uses imagination and artistry, but describes himself as more of a technologist, using skills from his past, and his passion for math, science, and god in his creations. Though most of his pieces have been given as gifts, Bill is rethinking his cottage industry business plan with a specific goal.
Bill came to Whitehall 10 years ago from Colorado, his wife Donna joined him soon after and they'll be celebrating...